All you need to know about the federal carbon tax

Published On April 1, 2019 | By paulschubert | Features, Headlines, News, Politics

Conservative leader Andrew Scheer tweeted that Canadians should ‘fill it up’ before the Federal Carbon Tax kicked in Monday morning.(Twitter/@AndrewScheer)

Paul F. Schubert

The federal carbon tax is set to kick in on Monday morning.

Residents of Ontario, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan will be paying more for gasoline and home heating and will get their money back when they file their federal income tax returns.

The tax was imposed because all four provinces declined to participate in the federal government’s carbon plan to fight climate change.

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